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j -- >> you got it buddy. >> e. >> all you have is two letters? >> you take a seat right here. >> what was the word? >> the word was jigsaw, of course. jigsaw. guillermo, give jimmy his first word. >> jimmy: can you give me a definition, please? >> this is a difficult word to pronounce. >> ska-dead-lay?
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e-s-c- -- >> no. we were looking for skedaddle. you guys knew that one? all right, you get up here and give it a try. >> round two. guillermo start them off. >> all right, bibasios. >> could you repeat that? >> v-i-v-a-c-i-o-u-s. [ applause ] >> jimmy: all right, guillermo.
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>> jimmy: i bet you get a lot of wedgies, don't you? could you repeat the word? >> jimmy: totalbred. >> can you use it in a sentence, please? >> i like to watch the total bread. >> jimmy: can jonah pronounce it for me, please? >> am i allowed to do that? >> it's pronounced toro bre. t-h-r-o-u-g-h-b-r-e-d. >> let's go one more round. guillermo, what's the word.
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kintensial. >> do you mean quintessential? >> can you use it in a sentence? never mind. >> could you repeat the word, please? >> i thought you got it. kintensensial. >> may i have the definition? >> oh, come on. you know what it is. >> i cannot pronounce the word kint kintensial. >> can i have the country of origin, please? >> mexico city. >> don't help him. you were in mexico last week. >> i won't.
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q-u-i-n-t-e-s-s-e-n-t-i-a-l. >> all right, it's a tie. >> stay alive. >> and you're allowed to look at your hand for the answer. >> ikaboodies. >> jimmy: the hell with it, just give him the trophy. we have a special presentation for you. arvind, we have a trophy for you. yes, put that right there for jonah.
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our friends at sony have given you, what? look at how muscular. what has sony given him? >> the expirio tablet z. >> jimmy: we'll be right back with the loannley island and alanis 2 morissette. >> hi, i'm jimmy kimmel. to celebrate the release of the movie "the internship" four very lucky guys won the chance to cover the red carpet premier here in hollywood with some expert help from my cousin sal. i'm very proud of the mediocre job you've done so far. i'm sending you to hollywood for
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the red carpet premier of "the internship." you guys hear me in your ear pieces? >> we hear you, sir. >> let's do it. don't screw it up up. >> did the movie stay true to the book? it did, right? >> what's next for you? >> this is it. i'm retiring tonight. >> say something stupid like is your dad a baker because you're a kutie pie. >> do you want to go on a date? >> vince vaughn. ask him what was it like working with meryl streep in this film. >> meryl is fantastic. the passion she brought to each scene. she's very funny. a lot of people don't give her credit for it. stop it, give her the credit. >> what are the headphones for? >> hearing aid. >> you all listening to the same mix tape? or is someone feeding you
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questions? >> sal, you're better than this. >> you're not better than this. >> these are not your hand pull pets. these are their own men. four proud interns that came together and had an experience that changed them forever. >> absolutely. exactly. we don't need you, sal. >> fine. >> we just need the best sal. gentlemen, here's your dirty ear piece, clean it out. well played. >> see you later, vince. >> goodness. >> thank you. >> thanks for nothing, sal. >> see "the internship" in theatres june 7.
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>> jimmy: their latest cd, "the wack album" comes out on tuesday here with the song "semicolon" and some help from alanis morissette, the lonely island. ♪ ♪ okay everyone welcome to grammar class today we're learning about semicolons ♪ ♪ oh oh oh yes lonely island we use semicolons everyday ♪ ♪ can you give me an example oh hell yeah ♪ ♪ get ready for a whale of a time shamu my whole team coming clean shampoo ♪ ♪ these dudes is
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comic relief whoopie and i'm the --monster cookie ♪ ♪ when you see me better cross the street frogger then go home and write about it blogger ♪ ♪ did i do that urkel yo angela who's the boss merkel ♪ ♪ i'll take you where you've never been oxnard ♪ ♪ if miss moore married josh demi brolin a comma and a dot semicolon ♪ ♪ we run these streets stop lights all eyes on me spot lights ♪ ♪ each semicolon brings us closer to the top i'm loud and i'm zipping around ♪ ♪ jet ski your --
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is little like wayne gretsky ♪ but gretsky's got a big -- clarification everyone who's rude to me paris vacation ♪ ♪ my stomach's getting fat food leave trash inside my car rude ♪ ♪ you're acting all machio ralph but i'll eat all you cats alf ♪ ♪ we run the game umpire always chase the night young squire ♪ ♪ these semicolons are my light inside the dark ♪ ♪ it's right under your nose semicolon mouth ♪ ♪ opposite of north semicolon south ♪ >> i'm so sorry. these are actually not examples of semicolons. >> most of them are colons, technicalically grammatically incorrect. >> so you're correcting our g m gramm grammar? >> yeah. >> okay, well i've got to say alanis coming from you, that's a little ironic.
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♪ it's like rain on your wedding day ♪ ♪ it's like advice that you just didn't take ♪ and who would have thought it figures ♪ ♪ >> so we just want to say with the four of us on this stage, all the gramarian out there, eat it [ bleep ]. >> there, there, buddy. >> thank you. >> jimmy: lonely island.
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i want to thank you jonah hill, arvind mahankali and alanis morissette. apologies to matt damon, we ran out of time. "nightline" is next. thanks for watching. tonight, they're amazing, spectacular, incredible. they're superheroes. from the man who's faster than a speeding bullet. >> it doesn't get any cooler. >> to the women who thinks he look pretty good with the "s" on that chest. >> what are you smiling at captain? >> i just think he's kind of hot. >> from the man of iron, to batman himself, superheroes come tonight line. and we're behind the scenes of the new superman blockbuster, man of steal. we'll even reveal ou this guy flies. a special edition of wow, i've been claritin clear for 10 days! when your allergies start, doctors recommend taking one non-drowsy claritin every day
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>> this is a special edition of "nightline." superheroes, with terry moran. >> hello, everyone. thanks for joining us tonight. they are modern day gods. capturing our imagination with superhuman powers. they can fly, they fight, they save us from evil horses. superman, ever the strong stoic good guy, now cast in a new light. tonight, we' got an all access pass to the blockbuster movie of this summer. and we meet the newest man of steal for what hollywood hopes will be many years to come. abc's chris connell lee reports. >> reporter: he's back. and this man of steal has the total package -- speed, sizzle, super strength. also, he's nice. >> you okay? >> reporter: a classic
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character, headlining one massively anticipated summer movie, and we have behind the scenes access. >> that felt incredible. >> with the all-star cast. >> my heart was racing. >> did that really happen? >> his superpowers and do-good demeanor, that cape rippling through the air makes superman a pop culture icon. it's a legacy that would daunt any actor, especially on first hearing the news of his casting. >> i thought oh, my goodness. i've -- i'm superman. >> when he came out of that scene for the first time, i was like okay, this is crazy. we're making a superman movie. >> while snarky or obsessed comic book superheroes found 21st century box office gold, the straight arrow superman has not. >> statistically speaking, it's still the safest way to travel. >> is superman cool?
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>> is superman cool? it doesn't get any cooler. he's got all the cool superpowers. and he's cool. i mean, people say okay, superman is not cool. what? because he does the right thing all the time? how is doing the right thing not a cool thing to do? >> superman has always been the best and greatest superhero. he's the most purest mythology of what a superhero is. >> up in the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane. >> it's superman! >> the car lifting star of the million dollar collectible action comics number one. superman has seen 75 years atop the superhero food chain. >> superman! >> the '50s had george reeves, a kid-friendly idol. the late 70s and 80s, it was christopher reeves prk the movies inspiring filmmakers of this generation. >> easy mis, i'm got you.
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>> you've got me. who's got you? >> i grew up watching superman inform 1978. the trailer for that movie came out when you were a kid. it was marlon brando and glen ford. it had an epic quality to it. that seemed to befit the character, the icon. >> reporter: produced by nolan, he of the billion dollar batman reinventi reinvention. man of steal gives superman some depth, contrasting his origins on the planet crypton and his earthly upbringing. >> you're the answer, son. you're the answer to are we alone in the universe. >> i don't want to be. >> setting him up for one serious identity crisis. >> i think it's the thing that's often sort of overlooked about superman is he's an alien, from another world entirely. >> you're scared of me because you can't control me. you don't. and you never will. but that doesn't mean i'm your
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enemy. >> h ewants the acceptance of his adoptive world. >> urnled as a child to con seem his powers, this clark kent is a drifter. but when an invasion by crypton's zod, the suit goes on. >> the fight sequences are epic. okay, today we're doing the punch. so you spend 12 hours getting the punch right. >> i wanted the fighting to be violent. >> if you were superman and you had to get somewhere and there was no limit to how fast you could go, you wouldn't just cruise over there. >> man of steel is strengthened by its a-list supporting cast. russell crow plays superman's
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cryptonian father jorel. >> he has to sacrifice the time he has with his son in order to save his son. so that gave me gus bumps. >> he decides which bloodline survives on? you? i was stunned how complex the script was. i think i probably stated publicly hundreds of times over the last 20-odd years that, you know, don't look for me in a comic book movie because i'm not going to be there. >> you let them handcuff you? >> wouldn't be much of a surrender if i resisted. >> amy adams plays lois lane, a hard charging journal is. >> well, what can i say? i get writers block if i'm not wearing a flak jacket. >> drawn to the suitless by his strength and more by his vulnerability. >> what does the "s" stand for. it's not an "s." on my world it means hope. >> well, here it's an "s."
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>> but you're no damsel in distress in this movie? >> no. i definitely get myself in situations which require saving. >> reporter: but for you would ats well-known stars, high-wiz-bang and who am i inner struggle, man of steel is resting its franchise potential on a total unknown, 30-year-old englishman henry kavel. >> great actor, good looking guy. he looks like superman, but he also has this -- in there's an earnestness to him. >> reporter: >> he sheepishly donned a replica of christopher reeves' superman suit during a final audition. >> i wasn't physically ready for the suit and it's basically a spandex outfit. and i just thought there's no way i'm getting this role. you can act as hard as you want, but you can't act not fat. >> teased for his weight as a young teen in board school,
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mindful of the ruthlessness of the actor's live, he connected with clark kent. >> talking about clark kent, you talked about how we all can tap into that sense of loneliness he feels. where did that time in your line come? >> when hasn't it come? ? boarding school, i was home sick. didn't have buddies. acting is a lonely life. i'm not saying it's a bad thing. it's a great life as well. it can be very hard work. but there's a sense of loneliness to it. >> that loneliness may be a thing of the past as "man of steel" is released worldwide, he's poised for a 0 to 60 fame experience few have known. >> you're playing superman and you won't be able to walk anywhere for the rest of your life without people knowing your face. and henry doesn't have the kind of being or face that can just disappear. >> reporter: yet kaver nearly did just that. well into his career, he was known for the roles he almost played. cedric diggory in "henry
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potter." he even almost was cast as superman in a j.j. abrams that was never shot. >> how close were you to saying this is never going to happen? >> i was getting very close to getting a lot of jobs and not getting them. i thought maybe i'm not the guy. >> just being a part of the 007 conversation gave him the confidence to push on. >> the bond screen test came along first and i got right down to second guy. and i thought, you know what, maybe there is something in this. and here we are years later, standing in a room and there's a model of me in a superman suit on. >> now for a new generation, he is the embodiment of a timeless superhero. >> i think trying to make doing the right thing okay and cool is what sort of superman is about. >> it's got to be surreal just to stare at that now. >> it es 's incredibly surreal.
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it might take me months to process it, but it's great to be here enjoying the moment. >> man of steal opens s >> man of steal opensteel opens theatres nationwide june 14. next, we're going to talk about why the world needs superheroes, even if we know they're not real. vo: traveling you definitely end up meeting a lot more people but
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so does the world need superheros? mood earn day disasters and tragedies make us wonder when bad things happen, if only someone, some hero could come and save the day for us. superheroes, even if they're not real give us someone who root for, to hope for. abc's david wright uncovers why. >> on any given day, you can easily find them, prowling the pavement on hollywood boulevard. >> mostly kids or grown-ups or everybody? >> mostly kids, but everybody. >> 5-year-olds to 8-year-olds. >> posing for pictures with fans. >> does anyone try to fantastic a fight with you? >> they know better. >> we don't pick fights with these guys. we love them. whether it's ironman, the biggest star at the moment boop. >> just good old fashioned revenge. >> or superman, about to

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